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Enjoy a collection of musings, deep thoughts and good times from our crew here at Foerstel.
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Back in the 1960s, Lisa Douglas, the Manhattan socialite played by Eva Gabor in the television sitcom “Green Acres,” had to give up her “penthouse view”
The health benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables outweigh the risks of pesticide exposure. The EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides™ can be
The idea of running a pay-what-you-can organization is generally laughed at as a business model, but Panera is proving skeptics wrong. So far, the St.
Last week, Washington D.C. became the food capital of the country as the Senate debated the 2012 Food and Farm Bill, culminating in the passage
A few simple changes in how you grill outdoors, such as avoiding too much beef or processed meats and not charring foods, can aid in
The month of May is upon us, which means it’s time for the Ada County Highway District and
It’s no secret that we here at Foerstel have a passion for all things organic. As a design firm dedicated to sustainable practices for over
With April 22 fast approaching, we agree with our friends at Care2 that Earth Day is a holiday that deserves attention, and is worth celebrating.
We like art (obviously) and sustainability is near and dear to our hearts, so when we found this web site that combines the two, we
The deficit-reduction procedures adopted as part of the debt ceiling deal that became law in August 2011 have had a great impact on federally funded
The upcoming 2012 Farm Bill budget cuts are threatening the growth of organic farming and the independent small-scale organic farmer is feeling the heat. Currently
This broad and complex piece of legislation comes up for renewal every five years and is due to expire September 2012. The Farm Bill is
Sustainable package design is certain to be a major buzz this week at Expo West. Improving the environmental friendliness of packaging is a hot topic
Remember The Carpenters’ lovesick melody “We’ve Only Just Begun?” So many roads to choose We’ll start out walkin’ and learn to run And yes, we’ve
If you think you saw a giant potato on wheels trucking down the road this weekend you were not hallucinating! It was real. Well, your
Hip-hip hooray! Three cheers for MiM, the new summer schedule, and for another sustainability effort at Foerstel. For the third year in a row, Foerstel
Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 60’s, Tom developed a strong desire to create positive change for people and planet.
He went on to pursue his passion for art and design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and worked for design firms in Southern California before moving to Boise, Idaho in the early 80’s. Foerstel Design opened its doors in 1985. Since its inception, the firm has cultivated a bold, happy, forward-looking team focussed on creating distinct and effective work on behalf of their clients.
An integral part of Tom’s philosophy is giving back to the community in which he lives — a company cornerstone that drives Foerstel’s long history of providing pro-bono services to local non-profit humanitarian and arts programs.
One of Tom’s proudest personal achievements is his ability to say Supercalifragilisticexpyalidocious backwards.